Analyst Ratings for Intersil Corp (ISIL)

Updated: 2017-02-14

Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for ISIL last month.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ISIL. The highest price target was 22.5, which equates to a potential upside of 1.53 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 22, implying potential capital losses of -0.72 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.78 percent. That number becomes 6.35 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.11 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.13 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ISIL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 96.49 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ISIL has a PEG ratio of 0.66.

ISIL has traded between a high of 22.76 and a low of 11.38 over the past year. Currently the stock is 94.73 percent higher than its low, and 2.64 percent lower than its 52-week high. ISIL has a P/E ratio of 63.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ISIL value stock report compares ISIL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.02 billion. ISIL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.